Relationships of Providers’ Accountability of Nursing Documentations in the Clinical SettingJournal: International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology (Vol.2, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2017-05-08
Authors : Chiejina E.N;
Page : 1362-1368
Keywords : Relationships; Care Providers; Accountability; Nursing documentations; Clinical Setting.;
Documentation demonstrates the unique contribution of nursing to the care of clients. This study investigated the relationships of Providers accountability of nursing documentations in the clinical settings. Judgmental and simple random sampling techniques were used to select documented nursing actions for 264 clients. One research question and four null hypotheses guided the study. The instrument used for data collection was checklist on Nursing documentation in the clinical setting. Descriptive statistics of frequency, means and standard deviation (SD) were used to summarize the variables. Pearson Product Moment correlation was used to answer the research question, while analyses of variance (ANOVA) was adopted in testing the null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The result indicated that significant correlation existed between legal implications of nursing documentation and the core principles of nursing documentation. Significant differences were also observed among providers' accountability of nursing documentations with regard to promotion of interdisciplinary communication, legal implications of documentation, impacts on quality assurance and nursing science.
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